Prepare & Practice

 Prepare & Practice

We are excited to announce UWM’s latest interview preparation tool, BigInterview

How to Register for BigInterview
  • Go to BigInterview.
  • Click Register (Upper right-hand corner).
  • Register using your UWM email address.
  • Activate your account.
  • Start the Tour.
  • Come into the Career Planning & Resource Center for more help navigating BigInterview.

Preparing for an Interview

Be Familiar With…

  • The organization
  • Basic trends in the field
  • The position description
  • Common interview questions and styles
  • Questions to ask during and when you’re scheduling your interview

Practice for an Interview

  • Know what you want to say – but DO NOT MEMORIZE answers.
  • Visualize positive interactions and outcomes
  • PRACTICE OUT LOUD
  • Get Feedback:
    • Ask people help you practice or record yourself to review your body language, word choice, and tone.
    • Need a Pep Talk?
      • Come to walk-in advising for brief pointers
    •  Want to Practice with a Career Advisor?
      • Call and schedule an appointment for a Mock Interview
    • Practice on your own with BigInterviewonline mock interview tool.

We’re Here For You!


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Wednesday: 12pm-3pm
Thursday: 10am-1pm


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Tuesday: 9am-4:30pm
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Thursday: 9am-4:30pm
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